Airline ‘Safety Management Systems’ (SMS) and implications on “on time perfomance” – an analysis.

Jul 03, 2012 No Comments by

Introduction  The financial and operational aspects of an airline’s way of doing business are obviously of critical importance. In order to have a sustainable operation, an airline must have a sound financial base and on an operational level it should strive to offer a consistent service which will make it a favourable option for the […]

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Malaysia Airlines A380 commence revenue service KUL-LHR

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments by

Malaysia Airlines is the world’s newest Airbus A380 operator. Inaugural services have commenced on the Kuala Lumpur – London Heathrow thrice weekly on the MH2/MH3. These will become daily from 25AUG12. From 07OCT12, the MH A380 will commence daily SYD-KUL services on the MH122/123 replacing the present 744 service.    First MH A380 Flight arriving […]

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747-8i – First month of revenue service – possible new orders?

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments by

Boeing’s new flagship the latest variation of the original “jumbo jet”, the 747-8 Intercontinental, has been in revenue service with Lufthansa for just on a month.  Whilst the program has been highly successful for the cargo version, sales have been slow for the passenger version. This is set to change with Turkish Airlines announcing its […]

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WELCOME TO AIRLINE HUB BUZZ!

Jul 01, 2012 14 Comments

A warm welcome to the  new Airline Hub Buzz dedicated website! What started as a simple curiosity in learning to use Facebook in late November 2010 has now grown into a community of almost 3000 people. Thanks to you support and feedback, I think it was time to start a website. For those familiar the […]

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Airlines and outsourcing: is it really a financial saving or an actual longer term costly mistake?

Jul 01, 2012 No Comments

AN AIRLINE HUB BUZZ ORIGINAL ARTICLE – (C) 2012 Introduction and Background Organisations are continuously evaluating ways in which they can obtain operational and organisational efficiencies whilst simultaneously achieving some form of cost reduction. The concept of outsourcing may allow organisations to more effectively achieve their strategic objectives by transferring some or all of their […]

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